Legislation

 

Delegate Watson has sponsored several pieces of legislation and budget amendments in the 2012 session covering issues that address Jobs, Education, Transportation, Veteran concerns and Individual Liberties as well as several locality requests.

Please click on the links under Legislation (from the menu bar above) to view bills sponsored as Chief Patron, Co-Patron or Budget Amendments to find out more and offer your comments on any chief patron legislation by clicking on the ‘read more’ link.  Also, please feel free to submit your important legislation ideas via the contact page.

If you listen to the media or the folks on the other side of the isle, you might think that we’ve dealt with a disproportionally high number of social or hot button issues.  While I agree that the Democrats have spent a disproportionate amount of time on these issues, they actually make up a very small percentage of the bills.  See the chart below for the facts.

See the types of bills that have passed through the House